Chuck Norris / CEO
Since 1998, Chuck has owned and operated Norris Construction, specializing in residential building and development, as well as insurance reconstruction. Prior to construction, Norris owned and operated several retail stores.
Chuck lives in Charlotte with his wife, Lanai and their three children, Chucky, Lilly, and Khloe.
Lanai Norris / Controller & Director of Finance
Lanai lives in Charlotte with Chuck and their three kids, Chucky, Lilly, and Khloe.
Dan Chizmar / VP, Director of Sales
Chizmar comes to Fayetteville after spending time in the American Hockey League for the last seven seasons, working for the Providence Bruins (2012-2018) and Binghamton Devils (2018), most recently as the Vice President of Sales.
Following his graduation from Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Entertainment and Event Management, Chizmar worked his way up the ladder in Providence from Director of Sales, up to Vice President – Tickets & Events.
Chizmar, who has always wanted to live in North Carolina, lives with his wife Monet, and their dog and cat.
Marissa Reighard / Director of Corporate Partnerships
Shawn Bednard / Community Relations Director, Broadcaster
The 2019-2020 Season will be Shawn Bednard’s second as the “Voice of the Marksmen”, first as the Community Relations Director.
A 2018 graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelors in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, the 23 year old brings over eight years of on-air experience with him to the team, including calling nearly 200 hockey games as the Director of Broadcasting of the Chippewa Hockey Network at CMU.
Bednard oversees all community outreach and events for the Marksmen organization, working closely with the surrounding communities to get the Marksmen brand everywhere.
Phone: (910) 438-4165
Lucas Kalish / Brand Manager & Director of Digital Marketing
The 2019-2020 Season will be Lucas Kalish’s first with the Marksmen, serving as the Brand Manager & Director of Digital Marketing.
A Chicago-land native, he graduated from Wichita State with a Bachelors in Sports Management, Kalish has had more than his fair share of practical experience in the world of managing a brand and sports. Last season for the Wichita Thunder (ECHL), he served as a Graphic Design and Social Media Assistant. As a content creator, he has amassed a large following from his analysis and experience with the NHL video game series.
Kalish will oversee all digital content creation, social media implementation, management and marketing for the Fayetteville Marksmen.
Phone: (910) 321-0123
Brett Dawson / Account Executive
The 2019-2020 Season will be Brett Dawson’s first with the Fayetteville Marksmen, joining as an Account Executive.
A native of Prior Lake, Minnesota Dawson is a Sports Management Bachelor’s Degree graduate and former Football student-athlete at Crown College (MN).
Dawson joins the Marksmen Ticket Sales Staff after a season-long internship with the Huntsville Havoc in 2018-2019.
Phone: (910) 438-4164